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Rowley Hall Primary School

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At Rowley Hall we teach phonics through our Read Write Inc. Literacy Programme.   Read Write Inc. starts in Nursery where children learn the ‘Set  1 speed sounds’.  The Read Write Inc. learning journey then continues into Reception and Key Stage 1.  Children are assessed every six weeks and grouped accordingly, progress is monitored to ensure children move quickly through the programme and suitable challenge is provided.

 Phonics Screening Check

At the end of Year 1 children’s phonics levels are assessed.  This is a Government Statutory Assessment   - ‘Phonics Screening Check’.  This screening check confirms whether children have learned phonics decoding to an appropriate standard and will identify sounds needing further consolidation in Year 2.  For more information on the Phonics Screen check click here.


This gives you access to one of the levelled reading schemes we use in school.  Teachers  allocate books to your child’s online account for you to read together. 

Throughout the books there are quiz questions, answer these correctly to earn online rewards. 

A super way to support your child’s reading.



A free website to help you support your child with reading and foster a love of reading.  It includes:
- Over 100 FREE ebooks to enjoy with your child
- A phonics guide (including how to say the sounds correctly).
Ideas for motivating boys to read.
- Great ideas to keep them reading in the holidays.
- Reading games and activities.


Would you like to find out more about Read Write Inc?  Well here’s your chance.  Click on the image to view some of RW inc lessons in action.

Fantastic free phonics games for your budding reader to play at home.
Includes games that will support the Year 1 phonics screening check (particularly ‘Buried Treasure’).  These games include alien and real words.  They will really support children with their ‘Fred talk’.




The CBeebies ALPHABLOCKS has a great site where your children can play games and watch short video clips all with phonics as the focus.





Phonics games and printable resources to boost reading of high frequency words and practise your sounds.